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Backhoes plowing....

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by cmo18, Oct 25, 2014.

  1. cmo18

    cmo18 Senior Member
    Messages: 814

    We're adding a cat 420 this year and I've been doing a lot of reading and watching on plowing with backhoe....

    Not many videos or pictures on this site, let's see what your using! And any opinion or feedback would be great
  2. LapeerLandscape

    LapeerLandscape PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,465

    We rented a 420E Cat last year, it worked real good with a 14ft box on it, lots of power.
  3. johnhenry1933

    johnhenry1933 Senior Member
    Messages: 256

    We use a Terex 760 to stack and relocate piles when we get in too deep. Couldn't do it w/o it.
  4. Perry.

    Perry. Member
    Messages: 43

    lots of people here use them here in Montreal
  5. MatthewG

    MatthewG PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,390

  6. dirtnazi

    dirtnazi Member
    from ct
    Messages: 66

    We have a JCB With a 12 ft boss pusher works great
  7. cmo18

    cmo18 Senior Member
    Messages: 814

    The case seems to push pretty good!

    We're going to be putting either a liveboxx or plowmaxx on the new backhoe...I always wanted to try a liveboxx to see how well it scrapes but the plowmaxx is the best invention ever, we have one now and it's so versatile...I hope a liveedge will get added to the plowmaxx
  8. 94gt331

    94gt331 Senior Member
    from usa
    Messages: 293

    It would be really nice to have a backhoe and a pusher around for piece of mind for us, especially for heavy snow.
  9. Neige

    Neige Sponsor
    Messages: 2,195

    You can get LiveEdge on the new Metal Pless PlowMaxx. We Have several still in stock.
  10. cmo18

    cmo18 Senior Member
    Messages: 814

    Can you pm me some prices for a 10-16, liveedge and non liveedge

    And can you also price out a 10ft box?
  11. Grassman09

    Grassman09 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,806

    Just watch out for parked cars trees light posts.. They tend to sneak up on you.

    I've used a Deere 710D powerful fuel hogg and a Deere 310 non turbo. Biggest dog ever. Id put a 8' blade of pusher on it max. Good to relocate snow with and load salt that's about all.
  12. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping Senior Member
    Messages: 823

    [​IMG]A couple shots of our backhoes plowing:
  13. rob_cook2001

    rob_cook2001 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,171

    What size box on the 310se? How does she do?
  14. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping Senior Member
    Messages: 823

    All of the backhoes use 12' pushers. We do have some 14' pushers on our loaders. They handle the 12' perfectly.